Jane Eyre (1847) has enjoyed huge popularity since first publication, and its success owes much to its exceptional emotional power.
Jane Eyre, a penniless orphan, is engaged as governess at Thornfield Hall by the mysterious Mr Rochester.
Her integrity and independence are tested to the limit as their love for each other grows, and the secrets of Mr Rochester's past are revealed.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 284 pages
- Publisher: Everyman
- Publication Date: 26/09/1991
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781857150100
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Review by DRFP
Somewhat over-rated in my opinion. A good read, but a novel that feels like the equivalent of a 19th century blockbuster novel (largely due to its melodrama).